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Year Ender 2023: 'Kohrra' To 'Sweet Kaaram Coffee' - 10 Best Web Series That Kept The Audience Glued To Their Screens

As the year comes to a close, let's take a look at the best web series that took the audience by storm on OTT. From 'Kohrra' on Netflix to 'Sweet Kaaram Coffee' on Amazon Prime Video, take a look at the complete list.

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'Kohrra', 'Sweet Kaaram Coffee'
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This year, OTT gave the audience more options than the theatre. The directors pushed boundaries and tried their hands at different genres. Throughout the year, the audience had some excellent OTT series that were packed with powerful performances and gripping storylines. As the year comes to an end, let’s take a look at some of the top 10 web series in India in 2023.

Here are the 10 best web series of this year.

1. ‘Guns & Gulaabs’

In Gulaabgunj, opium dictates the rules of the land. However, a turn of events brings a cop and a lovestruck mechanic face to face. The series has a perfect blend of drama, action, comedy, romance, crime, and thrill. Directed by Raj & DK, ‘Guns & Gulaabs’ stars Rajkummar Rao, Dulquer Salmaan, Gulshan Devaiah, and Adarsh Gourav in lead roles.

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Available On: Netflix

2. ‘Kohrra’

Based in Punjab, this isn’t your regular whodunit story. While the plot may sound like that, every episode brings a new twist that will keep you glued to this crime thriller. Created by Sudip Sharma, this web series stars Suvinder Vicky and Barun Sobti in lead roles.

Available On: Netflix

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Barun Sobti And Suvinder Vicky In A Still From Kohrra Instagram

3. ‘Rana Naidu’

This action crime drama marks Rana Daggubati’s debut in the world of OTT. Rana’s character fixes the lives of some of the most affluent people in society. However, his life at his home is in shambles. The 10-episode series has been directed by Suparn Verma and Karan Anshuman. It also stars Abhishel Banerjee, Venkatesh Daggubati, Suchitra Pillai, Gaurav Chopra, and Surveen Chawla.

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Available On: Netflix

4. ‘Jubilee’

This period drama series takes the audience into the golden age of Hindi cinema. It was released in two installments. The series dealt with greed, money, power, love, and politics against the backdrop of India’s independence. Directed by Vikramaditya Motwane, it stars Wamiqa Gabbi, Aditi Rao Hydari, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Aparshakti Khurana, and Ram Kapoor.

Available On: Amazon Prime Video

5. ‘Trial By Fire’

Based on the book by Neelam and Shekhar Krishnamoorthy who lost two teenage children in the Uphaar cinema fire, this series leaves you thinking after you have watched it. It follows the lives of these two parents who are on a mission to make sure that the perpetrators are punished. Directed by Prashant Nair, it features Abhay Deol and Rajshri Pande.

Available On: Netflix

6. ‘The Railway Men: The Untold Story of Bhopal 1984’

Directed by debutante Shiv Rawail, this series features Kay Kay Menon, Babil Khan, Divyenndu Sharma, and R. Madhavan. It tells the story of the railway employees who saved lives during the 18984 Bhopal tragedy. The story has been told without any frills and that is what makes you continue watching it.

Available On: Netflix

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Kay Kay Menon in ‘The Railway Men’ Instagram

7. ‘Kaala Paani’

Set in the future, this web series follows the events that take place when a mysterious disease afflicts the people of Andaman and Nicobar Island. The series is a heart-wrenching tale of love, greed, loss, and survival. Created by Sameer Saxena, it has an ensemble cast of Mona Singh, Ashutosh Gowariker, Amey Wagh, Sukant Goel, and Vikas Kumar.

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Available On: Netflix

8. ‘Dahaad’

This is the only Indian web series to have premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival. Starring Sonakshi Sinha, Vijay Varma, Sohum Shah, and Gulshan Devaiah, the series is inspired by true events. It follows the story of a woman sub-inspector who investigates the case of missing women from the state.

Available On: Amazon Prime Video

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Sonakshi Sinha In A Still From Dahaad Instagram

9. ‘Sweet Kaaram Coffee’

This Tamil comedy-drama revolves around the life of three women who live in the same house. The only catch is that they all hail from different generations. Directed by Bejoy Nambiar, Krishna Marimuthu, and Swathi Raghuraaman, it stars Lakshmi, Madhoo, and Santhy Balachandran.

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Available On: Amazon Prime Video

10. ‘Vadhuvu’

This dark family drama follows the life of a young bride who marries into a mysterious family. She is set to unravel the hidden secrets. Directed by Poluri Krishna, it stars Avika Gor, Ali Reza, and Nandu in lead roles.

Available On: Disney+ Hotstar

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